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Confirmed: Windows enterprise users to also receive free upgrades Windows 10 upgrades

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Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 all included under some agreement as consumers
23 Jan 2015

EU swings behind David Cameron's encryption plan – as party grassroots voice opposition

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Leaked EU document calls for government encryption controls, as demanded by Prime Minister David Cameron
23 Jan 2015

Big data and the need for speed

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The database can be a bottleneck in organisations' efforts to gain actionable insights from their data, says EXASOL CMO
23 Jan 2015

Oracle Java the most risky software despite increase in Microsoft flaws

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Versions of Apple QuickTime, Adobe Reader and VLC Media Player also rank highly on 'most exposed' list
22 Jan 2015

WhatsApp launches web messenger for browsers

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But Apple Mac users won't be able to use it due to 'platform limitations'
22 Jan 2015

BETT 2015: How is the IT industry reacting to the demands of a new curriculum?

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Education secretary has eye on IT not just as a skill, but as a way to revolutionise teaching through big data and IoT
23 Jan 2015

Three UK to acquire O2 from Telefónica

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O2 deal will make Three the biggest mobile operator in the UK
23 Jan 2015

'Snoopers' charter' sneaked into counter-terrorism bill

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Provisions of twice-rejected Communications Data Bill added to Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill
22 Jan 2015

Oracle pushes record number of patches in latest security update - and urges users to apply them ASAP

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169 security fixes for Oracle database, enterprise software and Java intended to fix critical vulnerabilities
22 Jan 2015

'Disable Adobe Flash now': popular browser plug-in at risk in zero-day security flaw

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One week after Adobe fixed nine critical security flaws in Adobe Flash, a new exploit has emerged – and is already incorporated into exploit packs
22 Jan 2015
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Windows 10 to be free to users of Windows 7 and 8 - but will Microsoft's 'as a service' aspirations put people off?

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Augmented reality visor, more on Universal Apps for Windows Phone and 4K Surface Hub display also unveiled by Microsoft
21 Jan 2015

Canonical makes pitch for internet of things as Accenture says IoT market could boost UK economy by £350bn

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Slimline version of Ubuntu intended for high-powered embedded devices announced by Canonical
21 Jan 2015

How Net-A-Porter CIO Hugh Fahy drives innovation with a start-up mentality

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Fahy tells Computing how innovations around data, mobile, software development and more are benefiting the global luxury fashion retailer and its customers
21 Jan 2015

Why Bet365 CIO Martin Davies isn’t chancing it with 'fashionable' technology

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Davies doesn't believe DevOps, BYOD or a hybrid cloud suit the nature of the online gambling firm's business
21 Jan 2015

From backroom to boardroom: an interview with CIO of the Year David Davies

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UK IT Industry Awards CIO of the Year David Davies talks about his loathing for IT fads, respect for Oracle and aversion to cloud, and explains why giving CIOs a seat on the board is a sure way to boost enterprise efficiency
21 Jan 2015

Banks' IT ring-fencing headache

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UK banks will soon start work on ring-fencing their 'core activities' by order of regulators – and that will mean at least four years of IT pain in order to do the job properly
21 Jan 2015

'Weak link' employees with poor cyber security training leaving banks and government vulnerable

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'A major bank or government service can be brought to its knees by an online onslaught,' warns Professor Richard Benham
20 Jan 2015

'Do your homework, don't over-promise and don't lock us in': advice to vendors from leading CIOs

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Twelve leading CIOs give their views on third party contractors
20 Jan 2015

Retailers are facing up to severe threat posed by cyber security lapses, says top lawyer

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Pinsent Masons partner and retail head Tom Leman claims that retailers are starting to face up to security threats
21 Jan 2015

Sheffield City Council extends backoffice outsourcing contract with Capita in £170m deal

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Capita extends “transformation partnership” with Sheffield City Council by a further six years in deal worth £140m-£170m
21 Jan 2015

NHS’s Sir Bruce Keogh claims wearable tech could revolutionise healthcare

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NHS medical director believes smart devices could help to slash hospital admissions
21 Jan 2015

Not one government department can say all of its staff have basic digital skills

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In annual reports, each government department says it is still attempting to get all of its staff to level 7 on the digital inclusion scale
21 Jan 2015

Why NoSQL? MarkLogic's VP engineering explains what customers are looking for

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Dave Gorbet says the need to integrate multiple sources is the main reason firms are turning to NoSQL
21 Jan 2015

Windows 10: What does the enterprise want?

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Cross-device functionality, flexible licences or a dependable 'virtual secretary'? We hope it'll all come together
21 Jan 2015

HP-Autonomy fraud investigation dropped by Serious Fraud Office

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SFO says that there is 'insufficient evidence' to continue fraud investigation
20 Jan 2015

SAP cuts 2017 profit outlook by £1.1bn due to cloud move

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Keeping up with the Joneses is a pricey business
20 Jan 2015